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Amira Idris
Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.
High School: C.D. Hylton
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Experience: Varsity Reserve
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At Delaware: Indoor Track & Field - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • school record holder in the long jump (40’6.75”). 2014-2015 Season: Participated in four events • Ran the 60m race in 8.07 at Gotham and the 200m race in 26.04 at Princeton • Set a school record in the Long Jump with her best leap of 5.90m at the ECAC Championships • Led the team in the Triple Jump with her best jump of 12.70m at the ECAC Championships • ECAC Champion • All-East • ECAC Qualifier • Lehigh Covert Classic Champion • National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week • UD Alumni Association Team MVP • NCAA Woman of the Year nominee. 2013-2014 Season: Did Not Compete. 2012-13 Season: Finished 13th in the triple jump at the ECAC Championships • won the long jump at the Delaware Invitational • member of the 4x200 meter relay team that finished in 1:43.48 • ran the 60 meters in 7.96, the best time by a Blue Hen during the season • finished the 200 meters in 26.21 • posted a season-best long jump of 18’2.25” and a season-best triple jump of 39’1.25”. 2011-12 Season: Won the triple jump at the New Balance Invitational with a school record mark of 40’6.75” • finished sixth in the triple jump at the ECAC Championships to earn All-East honors • won the long jump and triple jump at the Pyrah Invitational• recorded a season-best long jump of 18’8” at the John Covert Classic, the fourth longest in school history • member of the 4x200 meter relay team that finished in 1:42.96 at the New Balance Invitational • ran the 55 meters in 7.39 at the Pyrah Invitational and the 60 meters in 7.88 at the Delaware Invitational • completed the 200 meters in 25.60 at the New Balance Invitational.


Outdoor Track & Field - Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • school record holder in the triple jump (41’1”). 2015 Season: Participated in five events • Had the best time of 46.29 in the 4x100m Relay with her team at the ECAC Championships • Had the best time of 1:41 with her team at Colonial • Ran in the 100m race and got a time of 12.44 at the CAA Championships • Had the best jump on her team in the Long Jump, which was 5.96m at the ECAC Championships • Had the best jump on her team in the Triple Jump, which was 12.34m at the CAA Championships • All-East • ECAC Qualifier • CAA Meet Outstanding Track Athlete • CAA Champion • CAA Top 5 Finisher • VCU Invitation Champion • CAA Field Athlete of the Week • Top Penn Relays Competitor • Delawrae Classic Champion • UD Alumni Association Team MVP • NCAA Woman of the Year nominee. 2014 Season: Participated in five events • Part of the 4x100m Relay team to run a 48.11 at the Penn Relays and part of the 4x200m Relay team to run a 1:42 at William and Mary • Ran in the 100m race and got a time of 12.39, which was second best for UD • Had the best jump of the season for UD in the Long Jump, which was 6.03m at the CAA Championships • Jumped 11.89m in the Triple Jump at the CAA Championships • NCAA East Regional Qualifier • ECAC Qualifier • CAA Champion • CAA Top 5 Finisher • Navy Invitational Champion • Delaware Open Champion • James Madison Invitational Champion • Penn Relays Competitior • Coppin State Open Champion. 2013 Season: Named CAA Meet Outstanding Field Performer • CAA champion in the triple jump with a school-record mark of 41’1”, and finished second in the long jump with a mark of 19’4” • placed fifth in the long jump to earn All-East honors at the ECAC Championships • also was ninth at the ECACs and 38th at the NCAA East Regionals in the triple jump • member of the 4x100 meter relay team that won its event in 48.48 at the West Chester Invitational • earned the UD Team Memorial Award • member of the sprint medley relay team that finished in 4:19.23 at the Colonial Relays • ran the 100 meters in 12.87 and the 200 meters in 25.42 at the Shamrock Invitational. 2012 Season: Finished fourth at the CAA Championships with a school-record triple jump of 40’4.25” • also was 18th at the ECAC Championships in the triple jump • placed 16th in the 4x100 meter relay at the ECAC Championships • won the triple jump and the 4x100 meter relay at the Delaware Open • 4x100 meter relay posted a season-best time of 46.94 at the CAA Championships • posted a season-high long jump of 17’1.5” at the Navy Invitational.


High School: Four-year letterwinner on the indoor and outdoor track & field teams at C.D. Hylton • also played one year of soccer and golf • regional and district champion in the triple jump, long jump, and 4x100 meters • U.S. track and field triple jump champion • earned All-Region, All-District, and All-State honors • named Athlete of the Year in 2011 • Washington Post All-Met selection • member of the National Honor Society and Model United Nations • Principal’s Honor Roll student • magna cum-laude student.

Personal: Amira Idris • daughter of Ibrahim Idris • has two siblings, Abbas and Bashir • born in Lagos, Nigeria • biomedical engineering major at Delaware • lead mentor for Summer Engineering Experience in Washington, D.C. over the summer • volunteers with the African Foundation for Literacy and Innovation.

SEASON BESTS

Year 60m (Ind.)
200m (Ind.)
LJ (Ind.)
TJ (Ind.)
4x1 (Out.) 4x2 (Out.)
100m (Out.)
200m (Out.) LJ (Out.)
TJ (Out.)
2015 8.07 26.04 19-4.25 41-8 46.29 1:41.96 12.44 dnc 19-6.75 40-6
2014 dnc dnc dnc dnc 48.11 1:42.97 12.39 dnc  19-9.5 39-0.25
2013 7.96 26.21 18-4.25 39-1.25 47.60 dnc 12.87 25.42 19-4 41-1
2012 7.88 25.60 18-8 40-6.75 46.94 dnc 12.51 dnc 17-1.5 40-4.25
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